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Civil Project Engineer

EarthStream Global
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15 Sep 2021

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Civil Project Engineer - Rail & Highways

Reporting of the Role

This role reports to Chief Engineer

Overview of job

Sitting in part of the Assets and Engineering team and reporting to the Chief Engineer you will manage multiple projects (value per project circa £5,000 to £250,000) and take accountability for the delivery and management of those assigned projects (on-time, to budget, to scope and in line with all safety requirements). These projects will be working on our Train Operating Company Franchises (TOC), installing both digital and classic inventory.

You will own the projects from concept to completion, from tender all the way through to operational handover.

Using a combination of best practice and best fit, you will have ownership of the successful delivery of projects which will lead to the growth of our estate. Your delivery is visible to our key clients along with the business, so we are looking for you to raise the standard of our project delivery.

3 best things about the job

An amazing opportunity to join global and our journey in growing our outdoor advertising, working within a strong, high supporting team

Cross Functional role that touches many different parts or our business and therefore brings good visibility

Fast paced environment which will challenge but also reward through opportunities to develop and grow knowledge and experience

Measures of success

In the first few months, you would have

Successful ownership and delivery of projects on-time, to budget, to scope, safely, to the required build and engineering specification

Improved project delivery driving measurable development in our accuracy and timeliness of project and risk reporting.

Feedback, specifically from key sponsors on successful and intelligent project delivery.

Responsibilities of the role

Successful ownership and delivery of projects on-time, to budget, to scope, safely.

Accountable for the successful management and delivery of civil engineering requirements on-time, to budget, to scope, safely, whilst adhering to the requirements of Global and site Landlords.

Ensure CDM 2015 adherence and work with contractors to deliver all aspects of site safety

Improved project delivery driving measurable development in our accuracy and timeliness of project and risk reporting.

Ensure engineering compliance to internal and external standards, taking projects through the required independent check level.

Review drawings to ensure the contractor is providing to the required scope.

Actively manage and engage with the contractors on site, working with HSEQ on CATS and Audit.

Engage with key project stakeholders to ensure that accurate and appropriate information is communicated appropriately when required.

Ensure that all legislative compliance is adhered to and that non-compliance is either dealt with successfully or escalated as a matter of urgency.

Accurately and appropriately report on the progress of the project in line with the requirements of the business, department and key sponsors.

Actively manage and accurately report on the project risks throughout the life of the project.

Work within appropriate project management controls aligned to the approach of the project.

Produce, communicate, and maintain high quality project documentation in line with project requirements

Hand assets and products into operation, with full acceptance from the operational business

Build and develop positive and professional working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Continually seek feedback from clients in order to proactively manage any issues and to drive improvement

Contribute in a positive fashion to the team environment and spirit

What you will need

Significant demonstrable experience managing projects of various types; Civil, mechanical or electrical

Product design

Delivery of construction installation and commissioning projects ideally on roadside/highway/rail

SMSTS qualifications (ideal)

NEBOSH qualified (ideal)

Deployment experience delivering to BS standards in electrical and design

Experience managing contractors and suppliers

Adherence to CDM regulations 2015 and evidence of safety first site management and auditing

Managing large Capex projects & roll outs

MS Office, MS Project

Project Management (e.g. APM, Prince)

Chartered status in relevant professional qualification


NEC3 or similar contract management experience

Degree Qualified - Civil Engineering / Construction or related qualifications

Comfortable working as both part of a team as well as autonomously

Open, honest and good communicator

Accurate and meticulous with good time management

Agile approach and calm under pressure

Strong negotiation and dispute resolution skills
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